Saturday, April 16, 2011

New helicopter game in progress - Take on Helicopters

Bohemia Interactive, the creators of the military simulator Arma series, announced they are working on a helicopter game based on the Arma II engine. The launch is planned for Q4, 2011.

Take On Helicopters will feature two beautifully rich and expansive environments, based upon real-world North American and South Asian terrain-data, cutting-edge technology, helicopters modelled in stunning detail, a large-scale, open-world sandbox and authentic flight dynamics.

More details can be found on the official site.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Get flightsim screenshots on your desktop

mySIMSHOTS.NET launched a free Windows sidebar/desktop gadget showing the latest screenshots uploaded on the site in a slideshow directly on your desktop. This will allow you to stay up to date with the latest additions without the need of checking the site every day.

The gadget is avaialble for Windows Vista and 7 operating systems.

Detailed instruction on how to download and install can be found on their blog.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover has been released

The latest title in the IL-2 Sturmovik series has been released. It features over a dozen flyable aircraft (fighters and bombers), 13 AI aircraft, realistic damage modelling, a new 3D engine, a single  player campaign and a customizable multiplayer mode for up to 128 players in the  same battle.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Wilco Airbus series gets a weather radar and many more updates

Wilco Publishing and have announced a long-awaited upgrade for their Airbus collection : Airbus Series Evolution, transforming this product in today's most advanced, most realistic and most complete Airbus simulation for Microsoft Flight Simulator (X or 2004).
Two of the most notable updates in this package are the higly advanced weather radar which is fully integrated in  the Navigation Display and the integrated Heads-Up Display (HUD) which allows the aircraft to land in any visibility conditions.

Besides these, there is a list of a lot of other updates included in  the package, covering systems, navigation and miscelaneous areas of this aircdraft. You can find a full list of  the updates on the official site.